Born in Paris, France, Bruno built his reputation for strong customer focus, reliability and flawless delivery during the course of his 35+ years professional career.
His expertise covers the fields of employee development, organizational change, operations and management consulting in the hospitality, oil & gas/energy and engineering industries, across the globe.
An alumnus of the world's best Hospitality and Leisure Management School, École Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, Bruno held various Human Resources, large project management, operational, reorganization and Leadership roles for Fortune 100 and large multinational companies.
Over a decade of working for Royal Dutch Shell, he became a recognized subject matter expert in the field of L&D operations, learning facilities and services design as well as the design and delivery of large corporate events. His expertise lies as much with the “how” as the “what” in these areas.
Jeroen van der Veer, former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell describes him as “an on the ball organizer and multi-tasker who combines Dutch efficiency and Latin charm”.
Bruno leverages his international operational expertise to increase operations' effectiveness and thus boost business performance.
Managing Director - "Directeur Général", initially as an interim management role. Universo Bois was a B2B key player on the French market for (wooden) garden products with a turnover of circa € 20M per year.
Initially hired to improve operations, develop & implement a new commercial strategy for the French market and to create stronger communication lines between the French operations and the Dutch mother company.
Following the company owner's decision to stop its activities, I had to both operationally and legally close down the business in France.